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Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Ed: Module 3
At Home Seminars
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy / Athletic Training
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $149.949996948242
At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Analyze the active repair tendon healing time frame.
2. Evaluate the hallmark of successful tendon repair surgery.
3. Understand the time frame for rehabilitation and normal use of the hand after flexor tendon repair.
4. Analyze 4 different zones and their relationship to healing after flexor tendon repair surgery.
5. Evaluate 4 different types of flexor tendon repair surgery and their relationship to active range of motion.
6. Understand the procedure to apply a light compression wrap to the hand/wrist after flexor tendon repair.
7. Analyze 2 different joints’ position after flexor tendon surgery.
8. Understand the wrist position when initiating active finger flexion after flexor tendon repair.
9. Analyze adhesions in flexor tendon repair.
10. Understand the use of a wrist splint in flexor tendon repair surgery.
11. Evaluate the position of the interphalangeal (IP) joints immediately after flexor tendon repair surgery.
12. Analyze the use of elastic traction and splinting after primary flexor tendon repair.
13. Understand rehabilitation techniques after flexor tendon repair surgery using immediate passive flexion with elastic traction approach.
14. Understand the Indiana protocol wrist hinge splint.
15. Analyze the rehabilitation following active flexion approach for primary flexor tendon repair surgery.
16. Understand the most common entrapment neuropathy of the upper extremity
17. Analyze the Berger test.
18. Understand 4 different signs/symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
19. Analyze the surgical technique for carpal tunnel release in relation to the palmaris longus tendon.
20. Analyze the anatomic attachment of the 3 hypothenar muscles.
21. Analyze rehabilitation protocols after open incision carpal tunnel release surgery.
22. Analyze the correct clinical assessment of the median nerve.
23. Understand rehabilitation protocols after carpal tunnel release.
24. Understand return to normal function after open carpal tunnel release.
25. Analyze pressure increases in the carpal tunnel and 4 different wrist positions.
26. Understand the kinetic energy created in the lower extremities to throw a ball.
27. Understand 4 different groups of isotonic shoulder exercises.
28. Analyze the time frame for shoulder plyometric exercises in relationship to return to play.
29. Analyze the acceleration phase of a baseball pitch.
30. Analyze the cocking phase of a football throw.
31. Understand the interval baseball throwing program in relation to warming up.
32. Analyze signs of cervical myelopathy.
33. Analyze indications for anterior cervical disc fusion in cervical disc disease.
34. Understand the movement of the spinal cord in flexion and extension.
35. Understand the rate of growth of nerves after injury.
36. Analyze the reparative tissue healing phase after injury.
37. Evaluate the time frame to assess shoulder strength after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
38. Understand 4 different phases of anterior cervical disc fusion (ACDF) rehabilitation and active range of motion of the shoulders.
39. Analyze 4 different phases of rehabilitation after ACDF and the relation to strengthening the deep neck flexors.
40. Evaluate 4 different neurodynamic testing positions
These courses are approved for 10 contact hours each.
Instructional level: Intermediate
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Testing: You can take your test online, fax your answer sheets, or mail your test. All tests are processed within 24 business hours regardless of how they are received. Testing online is free and you will find out immediately if you have passed or failed and can print a temporary certificate until your original arrives in the mail
These courses are offered in cooperation with Elsevier Health and utilize the hardback textbook, “Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Edition", c2013 by Lisa Maxey & Jim Magnusson. Replacing 2 of our most popular courses from the 2nd Edition, this new edition provides current, evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient’s entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery. For each phase of rehabilitation, this book describes the postoperative timeline, the goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures.
These courses are essential to both inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational therapists, physical and occupational therapy assistants and athletic trainers who deal with postsurgical orthopedic cases!
Module 1 (Course #771): covers shoulder acromioplasty, anterior capsular reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and rehabilitation, and superior labral anterior/posterior repair.
Module 2 (Course #772): covers total shoulder arthroplasty, extensor brevis release & lateral epicondylectomy, reconstruction of the ulnar collateral ligament with ulnar nerve transposition and platelet rich plasma therapy.
Module 3 (Course #773): covers primary flexor tendon repair in the digit, carpal tunnel release, transitioning the throwing athlete back to the field, and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Module 4 (Course #774): covers posterior lumbar arthroscopic discectomy, lumbar spine fusion and lumbar spine disc replacement.
Module 5 (Course #775): covers total hip arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy, hip ORIF, ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic lateral retinaculum release.
Module 6 (Course #776): covers meniscectomy and meniscal repair, autologous chondrocyte implantation, ORIF of the patella, total knee arthroplasty and lateral ligament repair of the ankle.
Module 7 (Course #777): covers ORIF of the ankle, ankle arthroscopy, achilles tendon repair and bunionectomies.
This package contains the required reading and test materials for Module 3 only.
Note: When ordering a single module or an electronic download version, only the selected chapters are included in the reading materials. When ordering a standard combo, triple, bundle, or value pack (not the electronic download version), the hardback textbook will be sent with the order.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM